Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Flume, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Osseo Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Arrived at LW at 7:15, lot was about half full at that time. When I came back early afternoon, lot was mostly full with a few cars parking on the road.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Mud - Significant, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Slush, Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: one small step over where runoff from above crosses the trail 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: several blowdowns on the Osseo Trail, most stepped over, one developing a walk around path 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: did not see any dogs on these trails today 
Bugs: none 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: none 
Comments: A little bit of everything on the trails today and conditions changed as temps warmed up and the sun came out. Wet and dry leaves along LW trail and lower Osseo. Snow line started at about 2700' w/ some small patches off in the woods. Snow cover steadily increased up to about 4-5" just below the summit. Trail was wet and muddy where the snow started, and then packed slush up higher. Ladders were covered w/ ice/packed snow/ slush. All of this will freeze back up if temps drop. I put my old spikes on at the Downlook, and kept them on up to the summit and then back down to just below the ladders. I found them helpful, especially in the AM when things were still frozen. Beautiful day out in the woods!  
Name: Red 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-10-18 
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